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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Aguadilla in Puerto Rico

Earthquake location 18.5692S, -67.3103WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Aguadilla in Puerto Rico on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 89 km (55 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:16:41 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pr16170001. Unique identifier: pr16170001. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/16 / 2016-06-18 07:16:41 / June 18, 2016 @ 7:16 am. Exact location of event, depth 89 km, -67.3103° West, 18.5692° North.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Yauco (c. 20 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Adjuntas (c. 19 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Aguadilla (c. 16 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Estancias de Florida, Guánica, Adjuntas.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 22 km NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.3103° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.5692° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NW of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-06-18 07:16:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-06-18 07:38:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status REVIEWED Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 168 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pr The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pr, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.21379904 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 237.6 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pr16170001 Id of event.
Event Code 16170001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pr16170001, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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